Farm & Agriculture Accounting Services


Alberta’s Farming and Agricultural sectors are incredibly important, and here at Gallo LLP we understand that good accounting services can make all the difference for your business. At Gallo LLP, we understand that farms and agriculture businesses have specific, and often complicated, accounting needs. The many layers of the Farming and Agricultural sectors is something our Chartered Professional Accountants know best. Our experts can help you navigate financial decisions, bookkeeping, year-end taxes, and so much more, helping you win in business.

Learn more about our professional accounting services for farm and agricultural professionals today.

Agriculture Accounting Services We Offer

Tax Return Preparation for Agriculture Businesses and Individual Farmers

Our team specializes in preparing tax returns for both farm businesses and individual farmers, ensuring compliance with relevant tax laws and regulations while maximizing tax-saving opportunities.

GST/HST Compliance

Navigating the complexities of GST/HST compliance in the agricultural sector can be challenging. Gallo LLP offers expert guidance to help you meet your GST/HST obligations accurately and efficiently.

Tax Planning, Strategies, and Solutions

From structuring farm income to optimizing deductions and credits, our tax planning experts develop customized strategies to minimize your tax burden and maximize your farm’s profitability.



Advice and Guidance on Accounting and Financial Reporting:

From implementing effective accounting systems to interpreting financial statements, Gallo LLP offers expert advice and guidance to help you maintain accurate records and make sound financial decisions for your farm’s future. We work closely with you to develop realistic budgets and forecasts that align with your farm’s goals and objectives, providing valuable insights to support informed decision-making.

Bookkeeping and Financial Reporting: 

From tracking expenses to generating financial statements, we provide accurate and timely bookkeeping services to keep your farm’s finances in order.

Succession Planning: 

Planning for the future of your farm is essential. Our team can help you navigate the complexities of succession planning, ensuring a smooth transition for future generations.

Structuring and Re-organization of Corporations, Partnerships, and Joint Ventures:

Whether you’re exploring new business structures or seeking to reorganize existing entities, Gallo LLP provides strategic advice and assistance to ensure that your farm operates in the most tax-efficient manner possible.

Representation with Federal and Provincial Tax Authorities:

In the event of an audit or tax dispute, our experienced team will represent your farm’s interests with federal and provincial tax authorities, providing expert guidance and advocacy every step of the way.

Financial Statement Audits, Reviews, and Compilations:

Ensure the accuracy and reliability of your farm’s financial information with our comprehensive audit, review, and compilation services. Our team delivers valuable insights to help you make informed decisions and secure financing for your agricultural operations.

What Makes Farm and Agriculture Accounting Different?

Farm and agriculture accounting involve unique challenges and considerations that are distinct from other industries. Factors such as crop cycles, livestock management, government subsidies, and fluctuating market prices require specialized expertise to navigate effectively. At Gallo LLP, we have the knowledge and experience to address these complexities, providing tailored solutions that meet the specific needs of agricultural businesses.


Our team of professional accountants can assist with:

Farms operate within distinct seasons and crop cycles, which can lead to irregular income and expenses throughout the year. Farm accounting must account for these fluctuations and manage cash flow effectively to ensure the farm’s financial stability.

Agricultural businesses often carry significant inventories of crops, livestock, and agricultural supplies. Properly valuing and managing these inventories is crucial for accurate financial reporting and tax compliance. Replacing, repairing, and purchasing equipment can be a difficult decision. Farm accounting will help you determine the best course of action for your business.

Farms rely heavily on machinery, equipment, and infrastructure, which depreciate over time. Farm accounting involves calculating and managing depreciation expenses to accurately reflect the value of these assets on the farm’s balance sheet.

Many farms receive government subsidies, grants, or agricultural support payments, which can impact both income and expenses. Farm accountants must navigate complex regulations governing these payments and ensure proper reporting for tax purposes.

Agricultural businesses may be eligible for special tax deductions, credits, or exemptions not available to other industries. Farm accountants must stay abreast of changing tax laws and regulations to optimize tax planning strategies for their clients.

Agriculture is inherently subject to various risks, including weather-related disasters, market fluctuations, and disease outbreaks. Farm accounting involves assessing and managing these risks to protect the farm’s financial health and viability.

Many farms are family-owned and operated, with plans for intergenerational transfers of ownership. Farm accounting often involves succession planning to facilitate smooth transitions between generations while minimizing tax implications.

Why You Need a CPA If You Own a Farm

Navigating the financial aspects of farming requires more than just basic accounting knowledge. A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with expertise in farm and agriculture accounting can provide invaluable support in maximizing profitability, minimizing tax liabilities, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. Whether you’re a small family farm or a large-scale agricultural operation, having a trusted CPA on your side can make all the difference in achieving long-term success.

Trust Gallo LLP with Your Farm

With years of experience serving clients in the agricultural industry, Gallo LLP has established a reputation for excellence and reliability. Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to providing personalized attention and tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of each client. We combine industry knowledge with a client-centric approach, ensuring that our clients receive the highest level of service and support. When you choose Gallo LLP for your farm and agriculture accounting needs, you can trust that you’re in capable hands.

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